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prescription

The loss of rights because of a failure to assert them over a lengthy period of time. This is similar to a statute of limitations, but the time period is not established by statute, but by court interpretation and the particular circumstances of the case.

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The bar graph above illustrates abuse among teens of five different prescription drugs.
The federal Medicare program is requiring that all the new Part D prescription plans cover "'all or substantially all' of the drugs in the antidepressant, antipsychotic, anticonvulsant, anticancer, immunosuppressant and HIV/AIDS categories.
Statins, remarkably safe by any standard, require a prescription, while patches packed with nicotine line drugstore shelves.
Carole Jaquez, 79, and other senior citizens took a train last year from Los Angeles to Vancouver, where she bought prescription drugs for high blood pressure, acid reflux and asthma.
There is little doubt that for long-term care facilities that purchase medications for residents, the White House approach to prescription drug access could be an accounting nightmare.
State Health Insurance Programs (SHIPs) can help you find government and private prescription drug coverage resources in your state, as well as Medicaid prescription benefits that may be available.
The Prescription Drug Fairness for Seniors Act of 1999, sponsored by Representative Thomas H.
2) Their bill would cover $1,700 a year in prescription drug costs and be managed through retail pharmacies or benefit managers.
All three sources revealed large decreases in benzodiazepine prescriptions after the triplicate regulations took effect, accompanied by significant jumps in prescriptions for a variety of other sedatives, such as barbiturates.